Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 807 945
Rank change year-on-year -27 +138 +162
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 342 403 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 234 313 318
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -6.86% +2.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,900 £79,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,534 78,445 85,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.51% 44.28% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,772 59,995 69,831
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 324 £55,000 +15.79% 60
UK excluding London -15 225 £50,000 +11.11% 40
London +26 106 £61,250 -18.33% 22
South East +13 83 £52,500 -4.55% 11
North of England +15 57 £52,500 +40.00% 8
North West +27 44 £72,500 +93.33% 5
East of England -24 33 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Midlands +30 21 £42,500 -5.56% 7
East Midlands +21 17 £42,500 -8.11% 2
South West 0 17 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Yorkshire +24 13 £43,250 +15.33% 2
Scotland -9 12 £51,500 +21.18% 2
West Midlands +15 4 £45,000 - 5
Northern Ireland +5 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 316 (92.40%) Internet
2 100 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (24.85%) Degree
4 69 (20.18%) Analytics
5 65 (19.01%) Big Data
6 63 (18.42%) Computer Science
7 51 (14.91%) JavaScript
8 50 (14.62%) Finance
9 48 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 47 (13.74%) Java
11 46 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
13 40 (11.70%) Electronics
14 38 (11.11%) Python
14 38 (11.11%) Mobile App
15 37 (10.82%) Project Management
16 36 (10.53%) User Experience
17 35 (10.23%) Machine Learning
17 35 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (9.94%) Microsoft
19 33 (9.65%) .NET
19 33 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
20 32 (9.36%) Web Services
20 32 (9.36%) Scrum
21 31 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
21 31 (9.06%) Linux
21 31 (9.06%) SQL Server
21 31 (9.06%) Business Development
22 30 (8.77%) C#
23 29 (8.48%) Marketing

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.14%) CMS
2 10 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (2.92%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.75%) Predix
3 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.75%) ThingWorx
4 3 (0.88%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) Ethereum
5 2 (0.58%) Hyperledger
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.75%) InVision
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.17%) UXPin
4 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.58%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (7.60%) PaaS
5 16 (4.68%) Office 365
6 14 (4.09%) SaaS
7 5 (1.46%) IaaS
8 4 (1.17%) GitHub
9 3 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.88%) Serverless
10 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 316 (92.40%) Internet
2 27 (7.89%) Wireless
3 20 (5.85%) Bluetooth
4 8 (2.34%) Firewall
4 8 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.05%) ZigBee
6 6 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.75%) RS-232
6 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.17%) Intranet
7 4 (1.17%) LAN
8 3 (0.88%) IPv6
8 3 (0.88%) MQTT
9 2 (0.58%) 3G
9 2 (0.58%) 4G
9 2 (0.58%) AMQP
9 2 (0.58%) HTTP
9 2 (0.58%) Modbus
9 2 (0.58%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.01%) Big Data
2 31 (9.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.97%) Blockchain
4 16 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (1.75%) MySQL
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.88%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.88%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.88%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.51%) JIRA
3 8 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.75%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.46%) Subversion
5 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.46%) Xcode
6 4 (1.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.58%) Appium
7 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Gradle
8 1 (0.29%) gulp
8 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (14.62%) Finance
2 40 (11.70%) Electronics
3 29 (8.48%) Marketing
4 27 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.73%) Retail
6 19 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 15 (4.39%) Advertising
7 15 (4.39%) Military
8 12 (3.51%) Law
9 10 (2.92%) Automotive
9 10 (2.92%) Banking
10 9 (2.63%) Local Government
11 8 (2.34%) Investment Banking
12 7 (2.05%) Multimedia
13 6 (1.75%) German Language
14 5 (1.46%) Legal
15 4 (1.17%) Dutch Language
15 4 (1.17%) French Language
16 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (22.51%) Architect
2 76 (22.22%) Developer
3 37 (10.82%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (8.77%) Consultant
5 22 (6.43%) Senior Architect
6 20 (5.85%) .NET Developer
7 19 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.97%) Security Consultant
8 17 (4.97%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) Analyst
9 16 (4.68%) Enterprise Architect
9 16 (4.68%) Team Leader
10 15 (4.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 15 (4.39%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.51%) Designer
13 11 (3.22%) Graduate
13 11 (3.22%) Junior
14 10 (2.92%) Desktop Support
14 10 (2.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.65%) .NET
2 32 (9.36%) Web Services
3 29 (8.48%) REST
4 28 (8.19%) ASP.NET
4 28 (8.19%) HTML
5 26 (7.60%) CSS
6 23 (6.73%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.39%) .NET Framework
7 15 (4.39%) WPF
8 12 (3.51%) Node.js
9 10 (2.92%) React
9 10 (2.92%) Universal Windows Platform
10 8 (2.34%) JSON
11 7 (2.05%) CSS3
11 7 (2.05%) HTML5
11 7 (2.05%) Spring
11 7 (2.05%) Vue.js
12 6 (1.75%) Kafka
12 6 (1.75%) Middleware
13 5 (1.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 38 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 36 (10.53%) User Experience
4 29 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.73%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 23 (6.73%) Management Information System
6 21 (6.14%) Social Media
7 18 (5.26%) Robotics
8 15 (4.39%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (3.22%) Data Centre
10 11 (3.22%) Machine to Machine
11 10 (2.92%) Smart Home
12 8 (2.34%) Cloud Native
12 8 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (2.05%) Industry 4.0
13 7 (2.05%) Smart City
14 6 (1.75%) Fintech
14 6 (1.75%) Smart Energy
15 5 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.06%) Linux
2 24 (7.02%) Android
3 16 (4.68%) Windows
4 12 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.05%) Unix
6 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (20.18%) Analytics
3 48 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 43 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 37 (10.82%) Project Management
6 35 (10.23%) Machine Learning
7 32 (9.36%) Scrum
8 31 (9.06%) Business Development
8 31 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (7.60%) CRM
9 26 (7.60%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (7.60%) Mentoring
9 26 (7.60%) Web Development
10 25 (7.31%) Mathematics
10 25 (7.31%) SDLC
11 24 (7.02%) Data Analytics
12 23 (6.73%) DevOps
13 22 (6.43%) Test Automation
14 21 (6.14%) Data Science
14 21 (6.14%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.91%) JavaScript
2 47 (13.74%) Java
3 38 (11.11%) Python
4 30 (8.77%) C#
5 27 (7.89%) SQL
6 25 (7.31%) C++
7 20 (5.85%) C
8 11 (3.22%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.92%) Scala
10 5 (1.46%) PHP
10 5 (1.46%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.46%) XAML
11 4 (1.17%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.17%) VC++
12 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.88%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.88%) ES6
12 3 (0.88%) Go
13 2 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (24.85%) Degree
2 21 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.39%) CISSP
4 13 (3.80%) CISM
5 12 (3.51%) PhD
6 9 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.34%) GSLC
8 7 (2.05%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.88%) CISA
11 3 (0.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.58%) CISMP
12 2 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.58%) SANS
13 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.29%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.63%) QA
4 8 (2.34%) COBIT
4 8 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.46%) GDPR
6 4 (1.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.58%) PMO
9 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (4.68%) Firmware
2 11 (3.22%) Docker
3 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.43%) SAP
3 19 (5.56%) Google
4 16 (4.68%) Cognizant
5 15 (4.39%) Siemens
6 10 (2.92%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.34%) IBM
8 7 (2.05%) Tableau
9 5 (1.46%) Assembla
9 5 (1.46%) PayPal
9 5 (1.46%) Pega
9 5 (1.46%) Twitter
9 5 (1.46%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.17%) Cadence
11 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.58%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.58%) Capita
12 2 (0.58%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.58%) MapR
12 2 (0.58%) Saba